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Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
is investigating. u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood is ordering two air- traffic controllers be on duty late at night. >> good morning. if you're just waking up, time for your money report this morning. >> jessica doyle is here with today's headlines. good morning. >> good morning. we're going to see how the economy is doing today. that's what wall street is focusing on. later today, we get reports on weekly unemployment. updates on durable goods and mortgage interest rates. and in the meantime, we're seeing asian markets higher today. check the numbers here at home, dow stands at 12,086 to finish up 67 points in trading. the s&p 500 was up by 3 points. >>> well, the check may not be in the mail for millions of unemployed americans. a number of states including arkansas, florida and indiana are looking for ways to cut back on jobless benefits. the proposed measures would only impact state unemployment benefits, not federal benefits. states are worried that higher unemployment taxes will keep companies from hiring. >>> so, for the economy and drivers are weathering the storm of higher gas pri
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 5:00am EST
now at 5:09, the man accused of killing two u.s. airmen in germany is now in custody. >> police say the gunman opened fire on a bus full of u.s. troops who are being deploy today afghanistan. the -- deployed to afghanistan. he's an employee at the frankfurt airport and a citizen of kosovo and a devout muslim. now investigators are trying to determine if he is tried to a terrorist -- tied to a terrorist group. >>> aretha franklin lost 85 pounds. she surprised viewers last month with her much slimmer figure. now the queen of soul tells talk show host wendy williams she made the extra effort just after looking at pictures of herself. the 68-year-old franklin didn't discuss her surgery last december for some sort of undisclosed ailment. >>> today is break day for the discovery shuttle astronauts. nasa says the time off is well deserved after wednesday. now they're working on an air purifier and there's a chance nasa may extend the mission to a 13th day. >>> people in d. c. have had to adjust to this and now a sewer tax coming to one of the biggest counties around here. >>> at 5:22, ther
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
money on its latest device. the handheld 3ds is on sale in the u.s. for $250, 3d games can be played without special glasses. it takes 3d photos and the 3ds will play 3d movies streamed from net fix this summer. nintendo is hoping to nudge the market in a new direction five years after the wii. >>> not having the glasses is a great point. >> absolutely. >> what do you have in the next half hour? >> a company that we all associate with gourmet gift baskets may be declaring bankruptcy as soon as today. >>> no kidding, wow. >>> 9news now is giving you the chance to win an ipad two. >> go to our facebook page, hit the like button and enter our great tablet give away, refer friends and that gives you a better chance of winning one for yourself. if you are already a fan, click the sweep stakes link on the left side of the page. we'll announce the winner this friday april 1st. >>> our time right now nine after the hour, a look at this morning's top stories is next. >> including details of the president's address tonight to americans about the crisis in libya. how soon u.s. forces will hand
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
:10, coalition jets are patrolling no-fly zone over libya today. the pentagon says the u.s.-led attack in libya has been successful in seeking out the key radar and missile sites and breaking up moammar gadhafi's forces. the united states plans to eventually relinquish control of the mission to its european allies. >> sidney, australia, flooding sent people to higher ground. they're being blamed for one death. a man's body was pulled from a storm drain. rescue workers pulled other people from the rising waters including dozens of students and staff from a preschool. >>> coming up when we return, like cherry blossoms, d.c. pothole palooza is a sure sign of spring. >> coming up next, we'll let you know how you can let local officials know where the suspension killing holes are! year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. my "me time" is when i thougor maybe 8? on level 2. my "me time" is when there's a 10% chance of rain! [ cellphone rings ] my "me time" is when he doesn't get the hint. ♪ my "me time"... [ bang ] is when everybody's takin' shots a
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 5:00am EST
air carriers has caused u.s. consumers and businesses hundreds of millions of dollars. the airlines allegedly conspired to inflate passenger and fuel surcharges. prosecutors say the price fixing occurred between 2000 and 2006 as airlines tried to make up for lost profits. 21 airlines have paid more than $1.7 billion in fines. 19 executives have been charged with wrongdoing. no major u.s. carriers have been charged in this antitrust case. >> big deal. >> it is a big deal. what's coming up next? >> gas prices. we know they're awful. how awful have they gotten? we'll talk about that coming up. >> sounds like fun! >> thanks, jess. >>> this week, a new york congressman is scheduling hearings on radical islam. >> it has led to demonstrations from his supporters and opponents. that story coming up. >> the "discovery" astronauts are preparing to move the shuttle away from the international space station. and that will happen for "discovery" for the last time. more on that coming up. keep it here. 37 at 9:00. 45 at noon. 49 at 3:00. 46 by 6:00. winds this morning will gust over 30 miles per
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 5:00am EDT
. as u.s. and coalition forces battle moammar gadhafi's regime. he made his first public appearance in more than a week on tuesday. in a defiant speech on state tv, he promised his supporters victory in the end. >> so, is the cost of alcohol going up in maryland soon? lawmakers will be debating that today. the state senator from baltimore introduced a bill that would phase in a hire tax on alcohol sales. over three years, the tax would climb from currently 6% up to 9%. the head of the state senate predicts his chamber will pass the bill. >> now to an update on a story that really sparked quite a bit of outrage when we first told you about it. linda hadley tells us the u.s. park police plan now to throw out her $150 traffic ticket. she got in that dismal night traffic back on january 26th. it was dubbed the carmageddon by many. snow and ice made many of the roads in the d.c. area impassable including the george washington parkway where hadley and her family were stuck for five hours. the northbound lanes were not moving so linda made a u-turn when an officer pulled her over and gave
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 5:00am EST
in the u.s. have more congested roadways than we do. we'll have that answer for you coming up in half an hour at 5:30. >> oh, boy. thanks, kristin. how accurate is the study and how scientific is the data? >> reporter: surae, this study was actually done by a company that did a scientific job on the study. they planted gps devices in 1.5 million trucks and cars across the county. and they used the data in the gpss to figure out exactly what the drive times were along some of the most congested roadways in major metropolitan areas. the study is very exact. it is not based on projections or traffic cameras. it is based on actual drive times using gps units installed in 1.5 million cars. back to you. >> all right. thank you, kristin. they always say this is the amount of time it takes but then it is always a bit longer, right? >> absolutely. >> thank you, kristin. >> while you slept, a car bomb has killed at least 20 people in one of pakistan's biggest cities. >> that bomb exploded outside a gas station. the blast damaged buildings in an area housing commercial, government and police op
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 5:00am EST
person to face criminal charges. 29 workers at massey energy's upper big branch mine died in the worst u.s. mining disaster since 1970. huey is in custody accused of lying to federal investigators. he will be arraigned in two weeks. >>> police have created a web site dedicated to catching the man they call the east coast rapist. he struck in virginia, maryland, connecticut and rhode island. investigators are tied him to 17 attacks dating back to 1997, the most recent one being in 2009. >>> researchers now say the most commonly sexually transmitted infection can cause cancer in men as well as women. it is hpv or human papilloma virus. blamed for many cases of cervical cancer. a new study shows half of all men are infected and in a small percentage of them, hpv will trigger penile, annal or mouth cancers. >>> it is time to claim your cash. the treasury departments in virginia, maryland and the district have over $2 billion in unclaimed cash and property and they're trying to get it back to the rightful owners. the money and valuables are often from dormant bank accounts, insurance policies
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 5:00am EST
strikes against gadhafi's military. meanwhile, more u.s. forces are moving into the mediterranean sea in case the situation gets worse. right now, if pentagon said only used for emergency situations or for supplies. >>> lou down county officials are trying to figure out what happened to an army wife. 21-year-old bethany anne decker is also five months pregnant. she vacationed with her husband in january before he redeployed to afghanistan. after trying to reach her since january 29th, they've been unable to. decker's car was found parked in front of her ash burn apartment. >>> three years after her daughter's death, an alexandria mother gets a little consolation from virginia lawmakers. the general assembly passed ashley's law, it's named for 33- year-old ashley mcinto be. she died when amanda perry ran a red light while racing to a call. the officer was running the lights, but not using her siren. >> my goal was to help other people and help other families so they did no have to go through -- not have to go through what our family had to endure. >> that crash also led fairfax county
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 5:00am EDT
from japan are hitting north american operations at honda and toyota. toyota now wants its u.s. car dealers to stop ordering more than 200 replacement parts made in japan because it is worried about running out of them. honda will temporarily cut production at its north american auto factories starting today. because of the shortages. >> the crisis in japan could affect another manufacturer, apple. the company's iphones and ipads could be a lot harder to come by. the combination of strong demand around the world and the parts shortage in japan could delay shipments of the popular devices. the disaster has left apple with about two months of inventory for the iphone and the ipad. that could be a major problem for folks who are thinking hey, i just wanted to get the ipad 2. may not happen. >> unless they take part in our give away. >> there you go. that's one way to get one. >> that helps the cause. thanks, jess. >>> next when the news continues, a girl tormented by a bully takes a stand without saying a word. >> see how this viral video could possibly save a troubled child's life. >>
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
of the energy coming across the southern u.s. storm system will form across the gulf coast and bring us rain starting tomorrow. it could be cold enough north and west of town. some of the rain will mix with some wet snow. we don't like hearing that screech for the opening of the baseball season. high pressure today, clouds move in tonight. by tomorrow morning, here comes the rain into west virginia. on the northern edge, the blue. that is snowfall. potentially going to be around during the day on wednesday. north and west of d.c. here we are in the afternoon. 5:00, still areas northern shenandoah valley maybe up toward frederick. upper montgomery county, northern loudoun, wet snow mixing in. should be warming up so that the roads stay wet, not slick but after dark, some of the areas north of 70 and west of 81 could get the minor accumulations into thursday morning. thursday morning, 5:00 a.m. opening day. we've got still some sprinkles around and that could be lingering a little bit. temperatures today, low to maybe the mid-50s as far as the next three days, we've got readings which are goin
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 5:00am EDT
to you guys. >>> at 5:49, the u.s. begins to hand over control of the military operation in libya to nato today. defense secretary robert gates and secretary of state hillary rodham clinton will face tough questions on the mission when they brief lawmakers in a closed door session later today. >> new readings show radiation levels continue to rise in the ocean near japan's leaking nuclear plant. high levels of radiation were also detected 24 miles from the plant. the leak is the result of damage the plant sustained during the deadly earthquake and tsunami nearly three weeks ago. the official death toll is now reaching 11,000. >>> for nats fans, this is the best time of the year. today is opening day. the nats 2011 season kicks off against the atlanta braves. we'll have a live report from national stadium coming up at the top of the hour. andrea? >> thank you, jessica. there's nothing funny about cancer. but you're guaranteed some laughs and a few tears this weekend. the award-winning production pirates of the chemotherapy return to montgomery county. two of its stars are with us this morn
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